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Joseph Priestley

Birstall, Leeds, 1733 - Northumberland County, Pennsylvania 1804
English theologian, Dissenting clergyman, natural philosopher, chemist, educator, and Liberal political theorist, usually credited with the discovery of oxygen
Francis John Williamson

Birmingham /  Joseph Priestley   Birmingham /  Joseph Priestley


Bronze statue of Joseph Priestley.




f.j. williamson sc. | esher 1874.


The statue was originally made of marble but had to be recast in bronze in 1951.

Birmingham - Joseph Priestley


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Location (N 52°28'47" - W 1°54'16")

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Item Code: gbwm048; Photograph: 24 June 2014
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